Analysis of the Demand of Hydrogen as Fuel for Transport in the UAE

  • Maram Awad

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Abstract

With the growing emphasis on building a green economy with low carbon footprint, UAE is gradually building a hydrogen economy through introducing hydrogen fuel for transport. Although hydrogen sources are abundant in the UAE, the supply-chain model is not in place. Given the cost sensitivity of hydrogen in relation to volumes produced, large consumption is essential to reduce the cost. In this work, we develop a system dynamics model that allow us to model a roadmap for deployment of hydrogen network in the UAE. We examined different policy incentives that inaugurate hydrogen fuel economy by testing three scenarios of fuel cell adoption in UAE.
Date of AwardDec 2020
Original languageAmerican English
SupervisorAhmed Al Hajaj (Supervisor)

Keywords

  • Hydrogen network
  • green transport
  • system dynamics
  • analysis
  • demand.

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